On the Psychological Infrastructure of Normativity
Building on our previous treatment of human normativity, based on the concept of responsibility, we argue that: (i), the psychological infrastructure allowing people to enter relationships of responsibility is rooted in human affectivity, and in particular in certain types of emotions; and (ii), that different aspects of responsibility, and with them different types of emotions, are involved in small-scale, interpersonal normativity, and in large-scale, agent-generic social norms.
Nea Science 2 (9)
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XII Annual Conference of the Italian Association of Cognitive Sciences
10-12 December 2015